The former shadow home secretary, David Davis MP, has called for abusive protests against military personnel to be outlawed.
No! As I have said on this blog in the past, freedom of expression is intrinsically linked to a freedom to offend. Freedom on expression cannot and must not be subjected to the good taste police.
As I have said before, I am firmly believe in the “I may not like what you say, but will defend to my death your right to say it” philosophy and that position has not changed.